Tag: Gramsci

Remember, They Loathe Their Own Country

From the much-publicised ‘Guardian’ article on plans for the Queen’s death: The second Elizabethan age is likely to be remembered as a reign of uninterrupted national decline, and even, if she lives long enough and Scotland departs the union, as…

Because Tories Aren’t People!

Dawn Foster clearly thinks so, anyway: Picture a typical first time buyer. Chances are the image you have is of a young professional couple who’ve spent years scraping together a deposit, and are keen to own the roof over their…

Watch It And Weep…

So, Channel 4 is to launch yet another ‘fly on the wall’ series, this one focussing on an Essex school: Channel 4’s Educating Essex is the most ambitious observational television documentary yet made in a school. The “bog-standard comprehensive” (in…

Cultural dictatorship, then and now

I wonder. Did Evan Davies blush? On the Today programme (starts at 2.22’38”) this morning (22 August 2011), Davies interviewed a leading member of Britain’s cultural ruling class, a film-maker who, in 1977, scorned the Labour government’s offer of the…

How Do Schools Have Time For This?

More than 2,000 schoolchildren chanted and waved banners as they took to the streets in a march against dangerous drivers this morning. Pupils from Mill Hill, Hendon, Cricklewood, Edgware and North Finchley were among tens of thousands of youngsters across…

Apotapocakettle

It’s an apocalypse, I tell you!   Thanks to Big Journalism and The Other McCain we distant Brits are introduced to a perfect summation of the American branch of the international Leftie elite’s ‘thinking’ about Weinergate, as they point their…